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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Vines and Oranges, Sneak Peek - Adelaide Family Photography


After a super windy morning, the Barossa Valley in South Australia put on a beautiful couple of hours one Spring afternoon for this gorgeous family session.






Saturday, September 27, 2014

Cuddles and waterfalls - Family photo session, Adelaide, South Australia


Friday afternoon was a gorgeous, sunny afternoon in Adelaide. I was lucky enough to spend an hour with this gorgeous family in a Golden Grove park. We had a lot of fun, and here are a few sneak peek images to share :)








Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Big Hearted


At the start of May, I spent a full weekend attending this uniquely inspiring 'Big Hearted Business (un) Conference' in Northcote. The Regal Ballroom was a gorgeous setting, and styled with tree branches and flowers, Loom rugs and gorgeousness in general. I came home with a notebook full of thoughts and quotes from the speakers there.



CORRENE WILKIE

"Are you the lone wolf, the connector, the quiet achiever... we need everyone to have different qualities."

"Think about the sweet spot in your comfort zone that is still in a place of reaching"

"You self sabotage more easily that you give yourself permission. We are in our own way."

"When are you going to start? Now, and now, and now."


"It takes courage along the way - through every single knock back you get - to keep going....
I think starting a business is a hero's journey" - Clare Bowditch




Beautiful food and inspiring talk by Joost, a creative powerhouse who lives ten minutes up the mountain from here.

KYLIE LEWIS

"If you're not enjoying it, maybe you're not digging deep enough, or maybe you need a break"



FABIAN DATTNER

"Don't compromise what you know to be important to you, for yourself. Don't compromise your values"

"Learn to value people and lean on people"

"We make choices because we know why we do what we do, and what we value. Purpose and values matter. Your connections with other people matter more."

"Our panicking self is the furthest from our authentic self."

"The greatest gift you can give yourself is to try new things. What comes from exploration is the second phase of artistry."

"Stop complaining about the amount of things you can do. Be clear about why you do what you do. Then, learn to say no."



DANIELLE LA'PORTE

"Your voice is your art in the world"

"You are chasing a feeling that you hope you will experience when you achieve what you want to achieve."

"Entrepreneurship is about having the fire, the courage to keep showing up"

"If it's not a 'Hell, yes!', it's a no."

"Your true nature is luminous"

"Smart people quit sooner."

"The things you stop doing are even more important to revealing your most powerful self"

"Why would you want to distort who you are in any way to appeal to a different audience?"



MISSY HIGGINS

"Getting over shame is often a struggle for an artist"

"Creating art of any kind is contributing to the world in a heroic way, even if it doesn't feel like it at the time."

"Simply by telling our stories, we're keeping people company"

"We lost the sense of freedom as we grew older, but only because we thought we should."

"Do the work"

"Tell the truth"

Friday, May 09, 2014

Trains and sunlight and family

A gorgeous and fun family session in sunny Healesville, beautiful Autumn! These spunky young men were dressed up as classic gangsters, which was really fun and cute, with the youngest taking the attitude of his character very seriously! It was hilarious, and lovely :)